Pennsic War

Pennsic 45 registration is open

The Pennsic Registration Office is now accepting registrations for Pennsic 45, to be held July 29 through August 14.

The Dream We Dream Together: Bringing Pennsic Home

On the Vaguely Bohemian web site, Rambler writes about discovering Pennsic as a first camping trip, and the power of a shared dream brought to life.

Pennsic Cryptogram Solved

The first of a set of cryptograms from Pennsic has been solved. Lord Orlando dei Medici (East) successfully deciphered one of the puzzles to reveal a quote from Cynthia's Revels by the Elizabethan playwright Ben Jonson.

Pennsic War Point Tally

A final tally of the Pennsic war points was reported by the East Kingdom Gazette.

The Battle of la Rochelle

"Early Saturday morning, while the ground was still wet with dew, the fencers of the Known World assembled in front of the Fort for one of Pennsic’s favorite rapier battles, the Battle of la Rochelle."

A Not-So-Wet Start to War

In a feature article by Nicolaa de Bracton, the Pennsic Independent reports that pre-Pennsic concerns over a rainy year had less of an impact than had been feared, and that the new early in program for Pennsic War was both popular and successful.

Pennsic Performing Arts Alliance presents perfected portal

Lord Llywelyn Glyndyverdwy has announced that an updated and improved version of the unofficial Pennsic Performing Arts Alliance web portal, which aims to "gather all performing arts information for Pennsic 44 in one place."

Pennsic: Scheduling Activities on the Battlefield

From the Midrealm Gazette: Countess Joleicia of Litchfield, Pennsic 44 Battlefield Scheduler, reports that requests are now being taken for activities on the Pennsic 44 battlefield.

"Authenticity is the goal" for East Kingdom SCA family

Since the late 1980s, Astrida and Stephen Schaeffer of North Berwick, Maine have lived parallel lives: modern careers and family life and the life of a 14th century family as members of the Society for Creative Anachronism. The Schaeffers discussed the SCA with Jeanne McCartin of Fosters.com. (photos)

Pennsic War Points Announced

His Majesty of the East Kingdom released the listing of Pennsic War Points to the East Kingdom Gazette.

Knowne World Poetry Competition and Poetry Day at Pennsic

The Kingdom of Atlantia will again sponsor the Knowne World Poetry Competition on Monday, August 3, at Pennsic in conjunction with Poetry Day at Artisan's Row.

Pennsic Blood Drive Becomes Fully Authentic

The traditional Pennsic Blood Drive, held the middle weekend between Peace Week and War Week, is getting an extreme makeover this year, as blood collection will now follow fully period medical practices.

2015 Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic Seeking Volunteers

The organizers of this year's Children's Fete are seeking volunteers to assist with, and to sponsor, activities.

Pennsic War Financial Committee seeks candidates for Pennsic War Exchequer

Chai'usun, Social Media & Publications Coordinator for Pennsic 44, reports that the Financial Committee is looking for candidates for Pennsic War Exchequer.

Use of Mandrake-style rubber thrusting tips at Pennsic 44

Sir Gregoire, KEM Middle Kingdom, MIC Pennsic 44 reports on Marshalate rulings regarding use of Mandrake-style rubber thrusting tips at the 2015 Pennsic War.

Potables needed for Known World Party

Mistress Sylvia du Vey, Guildmistress of the East Kingdom Brewers Guild, reports that donations are needed for the known World Party to take place at Pennsic War XLIV.

Land procedure changes for Pennsic this year.

There will be significant changes to Pennsic Land procedures for Pennsic War 44, including new "early in" and block seniority rules.

NBC News goes to Pennsic

Do you remember why you joined the SCA? If you don't, or need to remember why you are still a member, watch For Glory & Honor: Medieval Reenactors Go To Battle, an NBC News feature showcasing the SCA at the Pennsic War. (video)

Pennsic Registration Office: Preregistration is live

The Pennsic Pre-reigistration Office reports that pre-registration for Pennsic 44 is now live

Pennsic Announcement From The East

A note about Pennsic from the East Kingdom's Prince has been published at the East Kingdom Gazette.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for October 2014

THLord Stefan li Rous has published updates for Stefan's Florilegium for October 2014.

"The Power of Negative Thinking" on YouTube

Manus MacDhai, Player in the Pennsic Commedia All-Stars, reports that his lady wife, Sophia the Orange, has posted a video of The Power of Negative Thinking, which was performed at Pennsic 43. The video is available on YouTube.

More Pennsic 43 photos online

Brita of the East Kingdom reports that she has created an album of photos from Pennsic 43. The photos may be viewed on her Shutterfly website.

Caelin on Andrede's Pennsic 43 photos online

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted his photos from Pennsic 43. The albums may be viewed on Flickr.

Peter Joyner made Laurel at Pennsic 43

Master Abelard die Elster reports that at Their camp at Pennsic 43, Their Majesties Siegfried and Elizabeth of the Kingdom of Northshield offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Peter Joyner.

The Plates of Pennsic

Wencenedl reports that he has discovered a photo composite of SCA license plates found at Pennsic posted on Flickr.

Pennsic 43 photos online

Rowena reports that she has created several albums of photos from Pennsic 32. The albums are posted on her Photobucket website.

Emily Guendelsberger, reporting from Pennsic 43

"I am surprised to find that my iPhone is able to give me directions to Cariadoc’s Path and Fletcher Road, an intersection that only exists two weeks out of the year. It’s like finding Brigadoon on GPS," writes Emily Guendelsberger in an article for the Philadelphia CityPaper. Guendelsberger attended her first Pennsic in 2014 as a guest of the Barony of Bhakail.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for August 2014

THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for August 2014.

The Known World Arts & Sciences display at Pennsic

SleepyUnicorn has posted a photo album from the Known World A&S Display held at Pennsic 43.